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3 Workable Ways to Import Google Contacts to iPhone 15/14/13

Axel Nash

Written By Axel Nash |

How can I sync Google contacts with my iPhone? Does anyone know?

The question about syncing google contacts with iPhone has become very constant lately, especially from users who switched their mobile devices from Android to iPhone. We understand how stressful it can be to move contacts from Google contacts to iPhone manually, so we've prepared this helpful guide to teach you different tricks to import Google contacts to iPhone 15.

It doesn't matter if you're tech-savvy or not. These workable solutions will help you import Google contacts to your iPhone smoothly.

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Part 1: Import Gmail Contacts to iPhone 15 Easily on PC [Recommended]

The easiest way many experts recommend importing Gmail contacts to iPhone 15/14/13 without any compromise is by using the robust MobileTrans tool. This tool is great for users at all levels to manage iPhone contacts, including Google contacts importation to the iPhone on a computer.

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Step 1: Go to Google Contacts website on your computer and choose to export all or desired contacts to vCard format.

Step 2: Launch MobileTrans on your PC, then click 'More' from the top section of the main page.

launch mobiletrans on pc

Step 3: Connect your iPhone to the computer using its USB cable and click on 'Contact Management'.

click on contact management

Step 4: MobileTrans will detect all iPhone contacts, including the ones stored on third-party apps, and display them on your PC screen. Click on the 'Import' button and select 'From vCard file'.

select from vcard file

Step 5: Choose the exported Google contact file from your PC, then wait for MobileTrans to begin importing VCF to iPhone. Once the importation process is finalized, access your contacts on your iPhone phonebook.

Note:If your Google contacts are saved on your Android, you can also import contacts from your Google account to iPhone 15 by transferring contacts from Android to iPhone with MobileTrans - Phone Transfer.

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Part 2: Transfer Contacts from Google to iPhone using iCloud

By default, your contacts from iPhone 15 would sync with iCloud, so with this in mind, and you can export google contacts to iPhone using iCloud. However, using this method, you need to manually delete multiple contacts from your phone book to prevent transferring duplicate contacts.

The stepwise guide below will help you transfer contacts from Google to iPhone using iCloud.

Step 1: Open your chrome browser, search Google contacts, and log into the Google account where you saved your contacts.

Step 2: Your contacts will be displayed on your screen and arranged alphabetically. Tick the checkbox of each contact you want to export from Google.

Step 3: Now, click the Export option from the left panel to export selected contacts.

click on the export option

Step 4: Now, choose the format 'vCard (for iOS contacts)' and click on the Export button.

vcard fr ios contacts

Step 5:Now that you've exported Google contacts as vCard, open in your browser and sign in to your iCloud account using your Apple ID.


Step 6: Locate the Gear icon at the bottom left corner of the screen and tap on 'Import vCard'.

locate the gear icon

Step 7: Select the contacts vCard file you exported to import Google contacts to iPhone via iCloud.

select the contacts vcard file

Now that you've completed the operation, if iCloud contacts are enabled on your iPhone, you'll be able to access the contacts imported to your iCloud in your phonebook.

Part 3: Sync Gmail Contacts to iPhone via iPhone Settings

You can easily sync your Gmail contacts to your iPhone 12 via iPhone settings.

Step 1: Open Settings on your iPhone and locate 'Contacts'.

locate contacts

Step 2: Select 'Accounts' and choose 'Add Account'.

choose add account

Step 3: Choose 'Google' and login into your Google account where the contacts you want to sync to your iPhone are saved.

login into google

Step 4: Up next, tap on the toggle next to Contacts to turn it ON. Then tap 'Save' at the top right corner of the page.

tap on the toggle

Step 5: Close the Settings app once you're done and open it again.

Step 6: Tap on your 'Profile' and select 'iCloud'.

tap on profile and select icloud

Step 7: Tap the toggle next to Contacts to turn it ON. Then tap 'Save'.

tap save

By following the steps explained above correctly, you should be able to sync Gmail contacts to iPhone via iPhone settings.

Bonus: Why is My iPhone Not Syncing Google Contacts?

Your iPhone won't sync Google contacts if your Google account is not perfectly connected to your iOS device using SSL. If you're facing this problem, you can use the simple steps outlined below to fix iPhone not syncing Google contacts error.

Step 1: Open Settings on your iPhone, locate 'Contacts', and tap on 'Accounts'.

Step 2: Tap on your Google Account and make sure the toggle next to 'Contacts' is switched ON.

switch on contacts

Step 3: Tap' Accounts' again and select 'Advanced'.

Step 4: If the toggle next to 'Use SSL' is turned off, tap on it to turn ur ON.

tap on toggle

Step 5: Go to the 'Accounts' page and tap 'Done' to complete the operation.

Wrap up

Importing Google Contacts to iPhone 15/14/13 doesn't come simpler than this - as you can see, the steps to execute the operation are very straightforward irrespective of the method you intend to use. However, for users who would like to know which Google contacts sync to iPhone method is the best, we would advise using MobileTrans because it executes the operation in a more simple manner.

Also, if perhaps your iPhone is not syncing Google contacts, then you can rely on the solution explained in this post to fix the error.

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Axel Nash

Axel Nash

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